Playoff chase ends for Bulldogs, Mustangs
The Edgewood Bulldogs and Martins Mill Mustangs were the last two boys teams left standing in Van Zandt County after the bi-district round of the playoffs, with three other playoff qualifying teams getting knocked out by their respective opponents.
The Edgewood Bulldogs traveled to Rowlett High School for their Area round game Feb. 24, taking on District 9-3A runner-up Pilot Point in a thrilling contest that came down to the final buzzer. In the end, Edgewood held off a fierce Bearcat charge to record a 55-54 win.
The Bulldogs got a combined nine points from Sean Joyce and Trey Erwin in the opening quarter to take an 11-8 lead over the Bearcats.